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Physicist Schellman ranked a top female scientist worldwide

Professor of physics Heidi Schellman is one of two Oregon State University researchers to be named to a list, compiled by Research.com, of the world’s top 1,000 female scientists.

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Events

Inclusive Excellence Lecture: Empowering Cultures of Belonging

National Science Foundation CAREER award recipient Marilyn Rampersad Mackiewicz will present the inaugural 2022 College of Science Inclusive Excellence Lecture, “Empowering Cultures of Belonging: Thriving, Innovating and Solving Global Challenges.” 

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Alumni and Friends

Out of a desire to give back, Microbiology alumni endow new lecture series

  Neither Ron nor Ann Berg is originally from Oregon, but taking a leap of faith to leave home and attend Oregon State University for graduate school changed their lives forever. Now, the couple is looking to give back to the institution that brought them together.  

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Faculty and Staff

Pursuing ‘Dharma in DNA’: Oxford-published author explores the connections between science and Buddhism

  Buddhism and biology — for evolutionary biologist and Department of Integrative Biology Head Dee Denver, the two share more than meets the eye.  

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Graduate students

GEM Fellowship allows parent Ph.D. student space to thrive

Wanting to spend more time with his partner and one-year-old son, Angulo Barba applied for the Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science (GEM) Fellowship, a national program that promotes the participation of underrepresented groups in post-graduate science and engineering education and the technical workforce. 

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Women in Science

New fund supports gender equity in the College of Science

The College of Science is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to support the advancement of faculty members who previously or currently identify as women. The new College of Science Gender Equity in Leadership Fund is aimed at enhancing and building leadership skills and opportunities for these faculty in the college.

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Events

Alumni Awards celebrates excellence in the College of Science

On October 24, 2022, the College of Science community gathered to celebrate this year’s Alumni Award recipients. These awards publicly recognize our alumni, friends, and colleagues for their distinguished personal and career achievements, service, and contributions to society that reflect positively on the College of Science and on Oregon State University.

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OSU Press Releases

Oregon State receives $3M from U.S. Dept. of Energy to explore a more sustainable battery

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $3 million to an Oregon State University College of Science researcher to lead the development of a new, high-energy-density battery that does not rely on rare elements.

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Research

Preparing for the next pandemic: $1M grant to create interdisciplinary research center

A team of Oregon State University researchers, including two College of Science faculty members, have received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to identify, model, predict, track and mitigate the effects of future pandemics.